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What is a Growth Preference Share?

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Preference shares take priority over ordinary share dividends. In most cases, they’re used as a vehicle to fund specific projects. At Acorn, the funds raised from issuing preference shares will support numerous projects including our new developments, Ashton Fields project in the Cotswolds and Market Quay in Falmouth, Cornwall, which is currently subject to planning.

 

What is the Ashton Fields project?

Ashton Fields is our latest and most ambitious project to date. Located in the Cotswolds, the site will include 75, two to three bedroomed homes, many of which will be detached.

The site itself sits within an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) and is part of the Cotswold Water Park. The area includes several lakes and listed buildings, all of which will be fully redeveloped. These homes will also be available as primary residences (with the option for use as second homes).

Ashton Fields also offers access to Cirencester, Swindon, and Gloucester via the A417. Trains from nearby Kemble offer a direct and regular train route into London Paddington, providing different options for a variety of needs.

Plus, as with all other Acorn projects, Ashton Fields will be designed and constructed according to our Different by Design principles. This ethos ensures the homes we build are sympathetic to the natural environment and encourage long-term sustainability.

 

Who is Acorn?

Acorn Property Group, is one of the UK’s leading housebuilders. Established in 1995, we’ve been designing and building homes and premises across the UK for more than 25 years. During that time, we’ve achieved several awards. Our accolades include winning the RICS award for its South West Residential category, and the Small Residential Development of the Year award, at Insider’s Residential Property Awards 2020.

 

Who can invest in an Acorn growth preference share?

To invest in our growth preference shares, you must be 18 or over and fall into one of the following groups:

  • Certified high net worth investors
  • Certified sophisticated investors
  • Self-certified sophisticated investors

If you want to apply, you’ll need to familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of our preference shares. For clarity on tax implications, we would advise you seek guidance from your financial advisor. Once confirmed, you’ll receive a share certificate.

For more information you can contact us by calling 0203 858 9881 or by sending us an email at investor.services@acornpg.org. Alternatively, you can apply for a growth preference share online.

 

YOUR CAPITAL IS AT RISK IF YOU INVEST

Investment opportunities available via Acorn Property Invest are exclusively targeted at exempt investors who are experienced, knowledgeable and sophisticated enough to sufficiently understand the risks involved, and who are able to make their own decisions about suitability of those investment opportunities. All investors should seek an independent professional investment and tax advice before deciding to invest. Any historic performance of investment opportunities is NOT a guide or guarantee for future performance and any projections of future performance are not guaranteed. All investment opportunities available via Acorn Property Invest are NOT regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and you will NOT have access to Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and may not have access to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).

 

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